Thursday, December 1, 2022

Iranian Athletes

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts Stair Climbing Competition

The second international stair climbing competition (Tower running) was held at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on December 6, 2017.

Iran Wins Two More Golds at Weightlifting World Championships

Ali Hashemi from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.

Iranian Weightlifter Breaks World Record, Bags Three Gold Medals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sohrab Moradi of Iran claimed a gold medal in the men’s 94kg of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday.

Iran Football Federation, Iranian Futsal Player Praised at AFC Awards

Iran’s Football Federation and Iranian futsal player Ali-Asghar Hassanzadeh have received top awards at the Asian Football Confederation’s annual awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.

Iran’s Hassanzadeh to Be Named AFC Futsal Player of Year

Iranian futsal player Ali-Asghar Hassanzadeh will be named the AFC Futsal Player of the Year for a third time following his brilliant performance at this year’s Asian competitions.

Iranian Athletes Auction Medals to Raise Money for Quake Victims

Several renowned Iranian sportspeople have auctioned off their Olympics and world medals to give the proceeds to quake victims in west of the country.

Two Sisters Playing Key Role in Promoting Rugby in Iran

Two Iranian sisters, who are also caring mothers for their children, have contributed heavily to the promotion of rugby in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iranian Nomad Girl, Eleven-Time Kickboxing Champion

SousanRashidi is an Iranian nomad girl who has overcome all the difficulties of nomadic life to win 11 national kickboxing championships.

81-Year-Old Iranian Woman Wins Gold in China Athletics Games

An elderly Iranian woman has bagged a gold and a silver medal in international track and field contests in China.

Iranian Female Cyclist Join UAE Club

An Iranian female cyclist has signed a contract with a cycling club in the United Arab Emirates, becoming the first Iranian female cyclist playing outside the country.

Östersund Player Chooses to Play for Iran despite Sweden Invitation

Östersund’s Iranian-Swedish midfielder Saman Ghoddos has finally decided to wear the jersey of Iran’s national football team despite being invited to play for Sweden, the Swedish TV announced.

World Wrestling Body Praises Iranian Female Wrestler

The United World Wrestling has hailed in a report the victory of Iranian Female Alysh Wrestler Zahra Yazdani in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Iranian Firefighter Claims Kickboxing World Championship 

Iranian firefighter Mohammad Jamshidi has been crowned as world champion of kickboxing.

Iran Top Sports Power in Asia: Korean Website

The recent successes of Iran's football and volleyball teams have prompted a Korean website to praise the Islamic Republic for its historic achievements.

‘Queen of Iran’s Skies’ Tells Story of Her Paragliding Career

Fatemeh Eftekhari, who has become known as the “Queen of Iran’s Skies”, is the first Iranian female pilot taking part in international competitions. She has great stories to tell about her success.

49th Armenian Olympics Kicks Off in Tehran

The 49th edition of the Armenian Olympics was inaugurated in Tehran on Tuesday night.

Iranian Powerlifter Awarded Best Male Paralympian of Year

Iran’s heavyweight powerlifting champion Siamand Rahman has been awarded with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Year.

Int’l Federation Permits Iranian Women to Waterski with Hijab

The International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has finally allowed Iranian women to attend Asian and international competitions while observing the Islamic dress-code (Hijab).

Female Iranian Motocross Racer Wants to Be World Champion

Having won the title of the only Women’s Race Championship held in Iran, Behnaz Shafiei is now the most prominent Iranian woman motorcyclist, but she still has bigger ambitions.

Iran Defeats Jordan to Book Place in FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals

Iran's national basketball team has managed to win its third consecutive match in FIBA Asia Cup and advance to the quarterfinals of the regional tournament in Lebanon.

Iran to FIFA: Players Not Banned for Playing against Israelis

Iran Football Federation, in a letter to FIFA, has stressed that the two players who appeared in a football match against an Israeli team have not been dropped from the Iranian national football team.

Iran President Congratulates Junior Weightlifters on World Title

Iranian president has offered congratulations to the Iranian junior weightlifting team for claiming the world championship for second successive year.

Mansourian Sisters: From Wushu Champions to Real-Life Heroines

Three hardworking Iranian sisters have, in a live TV show, recounted the story of the hardships they experienced in life to achieve their present status, to turn into real-life heroines in the eyes of the Iranian people.

Tehran Hosts First International Golf Cup

An international golf competition was recently held for the first time in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

Iran’s President Congratulates Weightlifters on Asian Title

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulations to the country’s people and sports community over the winning of the 2017 Asian Weightlifting Championship title by Iran after five years.

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